Updates to the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

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Date
Sep. 27, 2022
Source
Clinical Info

The HHS Panel on the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children (the Panel) updated the following section of the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children. Highlights from the updated section are summarized below:

Monkeypox

  • The Panel added a brief statement about monkeypox with links to information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Information about monkeypox as an HIV-related opportunistic infection in children with HIV will be added to this guideline as relevant data emerge.

For a list of recent updates, please see What's New in the Guidelines. To view or download the guidelines, go to the Pediatric Opportunistic Infections Guidelines section of Clinical Info’s website. The guidelines tables and recommendations also can be downloaded as separate PDF files. 

Clinical Info welcomes your feedback on the latest revisions to the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children. Please send your comments with the subject line “Pediatric Opportunistic Infection Guidelines” to HIVinfo@NIH.gov by September 23, 2022.